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nowadays is simply different than it used to be 30 or more years ago because of climate change. >> reporter: not all scientists agree, climate change skeptics argue too much is being read into short-term data and that extreme weather events usually even out over time and don't turn into major trends. but a large majority of climate scientists say climate change is real and, scott, if they're right that means the extreme weather is only going to get worse. >> pelley: chip, thank you. as chip said, the heat is not helping with the wildfires in the west. 45 are burning tonight. tanker planes were cleared to fly again today. they had been grounded far day after an air force tanker crashed, killing four. the number of these firefighting planes is dwindling, and we asked rick sallinger of cbs station kcnc to show us why. >> you don't get much better than that. >> reporter: the specially designed c-130s can cover a quarter mile with 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant. colonel paul hargrove is with the california air national guard. >> these are probably the most effective in the world just
vehicles, uav's. pilotless aircraft used mostly by the u.s. military for surveillance, reconnaissance, and killing, as in yemen recently. he here at home, law enforcement agencies, local police, are eager to utilize drones for civil surveillance. some already do. 146 commercial drones are now accessible for civil law enforcement nationwide. the number is expected to skyrocket. the the u.s. senate armed services committee called for allowing these drones to operate, quote unquote, freely and routinely in u.s. airspace. such authorization has rattled some members of congress. notably republican senator rand paul. he's introduced an act to prohibit the i don't say of drones by u.s. civilian government unless authorized by a warrant. that would put parameters on such usage. >> what i would say is that drones could be used if you have a proper warrant but that means you go through a judge, a judge has to say there's probable cause of a crime, but i don't want dreams crisscrossing our city and country snooping on americans. that's a surveillance state that i'm very concerned about and that'
to this thwart the federal investigation. that person was not named. sources have given us a name, but because that person hasn't been charged, we aren't going to expose that name at this point. charged with two federal counts of conspiracy and there's a third misdemeanor count of contributing illegal payments to campaigns. she could face jail time, but my sources say she's not likely under this agreement to spend any time in prison, back to you guys. >> bruce, you have been following this for months and months. what comes next? right now the mayor is saying no comment. what does everyone think is coming next? >> the committee meets tonight. you can imagine it's going to be topic number one. so it might be what the mayor is forced to say. they need to hear from him. the d.c. residents need to hear from him, as to what did he know, if anything, and when did he no it? it is unlikely, including high ranking local democratic officials that this much money could be raised. this much of an organization could be out there and operating and vincent gray not know about it. he has a press conference s
approaching baltimore. most of the activity has been south of us and to the west of us, but again we have a chance for some active weather this evening because it has been so hot and muggy. now tonight expecting partly cloudy conditions, still muggy with some isolated thunderstorms, some strong or severe, temperatures falling to the 70s. we'll talk more about the heat and bigger storms a little bit later. back to you. >>> life just is not getting easier for people who still don't have electricity. six days without power is really taking its toll. peggy fox is live in arlington now with more. peg? >> reporter: well, i tell you what, this neighborhood is lucky they just got their power back on. power crews from ontario left about 45 minutes ago and everybody around here had a big smile. let me tell you it's been a rough six days. a cluster of homes here on kenmore street in clarendon have had to do without. they've been using coolers and ice to keep a small amount of food cold. they've been shutting cartons during the day and opening windows at night. this woman was prepared with her batte
in chicago is down and so is crime nationally. the police here tell us that july is the worst month for murders, saturday the worst day, 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. the worst hour. today the mayor announced a new attack on gangs and we'll have our interview with the mayor in just a moment but we'll start with this last weekend. 17 new shootings, and dean reynolds was at the hospital to meet them. >> reporter: at the cook county trauma unit in chicago's strojer hospital, one ambulance after another delivers victims of the gang violence that just won't stop. >> we'll be doing a whole bunch to you right now. >> reporter: this unit treats about 1,500 gunshots and stabbings a year. >> something's beneath that! >> reporter: in the first six months of this year, chicago had 22% more murders than new york, a city with five and a half million more people. >> we have to assume the worst case mechanism. >> reporter: in the midst of the mayhem is dr. fred starr, who was in charge of the unit this weekend. >> i've seen more people probably this year who have been caught in the cross fire or caught a
is playing in the u.s. senior open this week is damon green. a very accomplished player. he is in his early 50s. >> troy matteson trying to win for the third time on the pga tour. he has already punched his ticket for the open championship. he will be in the field for the first time next week. >> i can tell you that i just looked it up. damon finished tied for 17th in the tournament this week in the senior event. that is a very good finish. >> u.s. senior open. it was a big one. >> well, to be honest there is not much to choose from. zach has a slightly easier angle coming across the water. he has an even, level lie. ball line is clean. 194 yards. >> i would suggest a good, solid 6-iron with draw into the right side of the green, david. >> yeah. the center of the green as he looks at it. that is a good looking shot. needs to kick to the left. >> beautiful. spectacular shot. >> my goodness, what a shot. >> he does not know how close that is. >> truly remarkable. >> that was 6-iron. unbelievable. now the pressure is on. troy knows he must make bird tow stay in the playoff. 7-iron from 190. >>
and will also give us cloud cover later on this afternoon. i'm forecasting highs today moving into the middle range 90s. for most of us we could see the upper 90s toward the south and he is with. over the next three days it is a code yellow weather alert day. we will have the opportunity for late day showers and thunderstorms. we'll keep temperatures around the middle 90s but the 7-day forecast gives us an opportunity for steady and heavy rain coming through on the fourth of july. we'll monitor that for you. monika? >> reporter: scattered power outages and signal lights out all around the metropolitan area. i'm going to tell you how many signal lights are out until they are all fixed. let's go back over to the graphic. if you are planning to head over to the beltway, and around town, you are going to be okay. but first, let's just go here. inbound on i 66, hov restrictions were lifted inside the beltway today to help everybody out and also construction from overnight was canceled because of the scattered power outages. the dulles toll road 66 and the beltway, let me tell you about the signal
's choice. [ obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. . >>> hello and thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> the extreme heat is topping our newscast this afternoon. a met -- the metropolitan washington area is under a heat advisory till 8:00 tonight. of course howard has been checking his maps so he has details. howard? >> the heat advisory just went into effect at noon. it lasts for another eight hours. we're worried about the heat- humidity combination pushing the heat index to 105, maybe locally higher than that, especially south of town. the cloud cover this morning, that gave us a little bit of a break. had showers and storms in western and northern maryland. those clouds around this morning have limited the rise to slow it down at least in northern sections. but down south, still very, very hot already. low 90s fredricksburg, tappahannock. we're trying to catch up. 88 at national. gaithersburg and hagerstown only in the low 80s at this hour. they may struggle to get into the 90s in the far northern sections. however, we still have a heat veriry. that's -- heat adv
under. steve stricker, though, if you're just joining us, is trying to make a little bit of history. win this event for a fourth consecutive year. that has been done by only four men in the history of the game of golf. on this level. going all the way back to tom morrison in the late 1800's and the open championship. tiger has been able to do it twice at bay hill and torrey pines. stricker, trying to accomplish something special. this man will have something to say about it. troy matteson, he is our leader. this for birdie. gathers some speed in there. he will have a test coming back. six feet or so. ian: that's that invisible extra four or five feet right there with the slope towards the water. off the grain where it goes with where the water flows. you can see players misreading the putt. it was just -- just a little too cautious not wanting to make a mistake on the last hole and hook it in the water. and jeff maggert, his fellow competitor is inside for two. and he will have a shorter putt than this. bill: and this is the course that someone can come from way behind. ian: definitely.
>>> welcome to this weekend in defense news. few u.s. air force chiefs of staff have experienced the more challenging tenure than our next guest, general norton schwartz thrust into office in 2008 after then defense secretary robert gates dismissed the service's top civilian and military leaders over a range of concerns, including the stewardship of the air force's nuclear officer. he was the first pilot to become the air force chief. he has strif ton reinstill d.o.d.'s confidence in the air force, firing and disciplining leadsers when their performance failed to meet expectations. he improved battlefield surveillance and close air support and helped craft the pivot to asia and a closer strategic partnership with the navy. even as he prepares to retire after 34 years in uniform, cofnts versey continues to cling to the surface. they have failed to confirm his relief. now joining us for his fourth time on this program and his last as the chief of staff of the world's most capable air force, general norton schwartz. welcome to the program. >> good morning. good to be with you. >> le
to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> joining us i'm jessica doyle. jc hayward has the day off. >>> police in aerror remark colorado are identifying to -- in aurora, colorado are trying to navigate through jamie holmes' home. at least 12 people are dead and over 50 are injured in a shooting. among those hurt is a 3-month- old baby. police say 24-year-old holmes walked into the theater and started firing. here's what witnesses had to say about the horror inside that theater. >> he was just in a black gas mask and all black. besides that -- [ inaudible ] >> he took a gun and pointed it straight to my face. he was literally three feet away from me. he was wearing a gas mask and he looked like he was from a s.w.a.t. team or something. i was just terrifed. i didn't know what to do. i jumped forward into the aisle and curled into a ball and waited for him to go up the stairs. >> there was a break. stuck my head up. caught a glimpse of him, the main silhouette and he started shooting again. >> none of us knew what was going on. at that point there's a
>>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. as u.s. and european defense spending contracts, a top bae systems executive tells us about where his company is going to find growth on global export markets. plus, how one military service organization is changing how it supports military members and veterans. >>> but first, the looming threat of sequestration and whether the pentagon will be forced to cut another $500 billion if congress fails to strike a daily by january 2. defense secretary leon panetta and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff general marty dempsey say cuts would be devastating to capabilities. industry executives warn unless congress resolves the crisis they will be forced to lay off thousands, starting a chain reaction that could cost up to 2 million american jobs. panetta was so concerned that just a few weeks ago he summoned some of the nation's top defense executives to washington to discuss the problem. dennis muilenburg, the ceo of boeing's space business was mog those who spoke with panetta. we recently caught up with him at the
a million people still without power in the eastern u.s. at an american apology to pakistan helps to ease the burden on troops in the region. >>> i'm jeff glor. a jetblue pilot who caused a mid flight -- is found not guilty by reason of insanity. >>> first as we do every morning, we begin with a look at today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> it's a huge mess. >> utility crews scramble. >>> people still have no power. >> as heat bakes the nation. >> heat advisories for the fourth of july holidays. >> feeling like 100 degrees. >> it's 104 in the shade right now. >> you stay inside. >> it's a hardship. >> breaking news overnight. a fast moving wildfire is burning in rural ranchland north of los angeles. >> in colorado air force tanker planes are back in the air to fight a slew of dangerous wildfires. >> you don't get much better than that. >>> a dozen people were injured in an accident in new hampshire. fireworks set a deck on fire filling a crowded home with flames. >> when the fireworks exploded, it took off the porch and a portion of the house. >>> they used to call him america'
officer, and you think we are angry, we sure as hell are angry. >> schieffer: chief oates will be with us this morning as we continue to report on the largest mass shooting in u.s. history, a crime that has so far left 12 dead and 70 wound. even after the arrest of james holmes, questions remain: how and for what reason could all this have happened? we'll also talk to aurora congressman ed perlmutter, aurora mayor, steve hogan, and new york mayor michael bloomberg who says the presidential candidates must stop avoiding the subject of guns. >> where are they now and why don't they stand up and if they want our votes, they better? >> schieffer: we'll also bring in the cbs team covering this story, correspondents barry petersen, bob miller, and bob orr. in london, reports this morning that israeli security forces are searching for an iranian terror squad planning an attack on really olympic athletes. we'll get the latest on that from israel prime minister benjamin netanyahu. plus analysis on all of the above from our own norah o'donnell and john dickerson because this is "face the nation"."
. >>> this is 9news now. >>> hello, everybody. i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. police are searching for the killer of an arlington jewelry store killer. they haven't could be firmed the victim's name, but the family has. tommy wong died in an armed robbery in the 3200-block of columbia pike. surae chinn talks to the owner. >> reporter: tommy's family says he's been a jeweller for most of his life. they said his dad usually comes home late, usually around 10:30, but when he didn't come home, they called police. >> i don't know why they didn't take what they needed and leave my dada lone. they could have just taken what he needed. he didn't have to take his life too. >> reporter: vivian wong talked to her father. >> earlier that day he called me around 1:00. everything was fine. >> reporter: that was just three hours before police say someone walked in and killed her father in an armed robbery. >> what more is there to say. [ crying ] >> reporter: the jewelry store had been locked for hours until police came and broke the glass door to get in. >> they wouldn't let us g
shire where the commercial aerospace and defense industry meets every two years. joining us is peter luff. britain's ministers of defense for support and technology. mr. luff, thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> coming into office the government was very clear that whenever possible, britain was going to buy defense equipment that was off the shelf that was going to have minimal development entanglements and costs associated with it. the r and d budget was a flat level and there were those in british industry who criticized that approach. against developing new -- new programs if new technologies. as undermining british interests over the long-term. the prime minister has made this announcement. what does that mean and does this mark a shift fundamentally in the government's strategy? >> for example putting a floor in the s&p budget is already a positive thing to do. years of decline has ended. we're putting basic commercial disciplines in the defense market, that's fine to me as well too. it's worked very well for example in terms of land vehicles operational for afghanista
. >> reporter: he defended the use of negative ads saying they are historically messy. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> house and senate leaders have reached an agreement on more sanctions on iran. the new sanctions target energy, shipping and insurance sectors. it's all an effort to curtail tehran's suspected push for nuclear weapons. >>> a year and a half investigation into the failed fast and furious gun smuggling operation says five officials at the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives share much of the blame for what happened. the operation was set up to track guns but some of the weapons wound up at crime scenes. they range from the special agent in charge of the atf's phoenix field division up to the agency's director. this is the first of three reports into the operation. >>> 24-year-old james egan holmes has been officially charged in the colorado movie theater shootings. >> the maximum penalty for a first degree murder charge is the death penalty. hyenas two a-- he faces two attempted first degree murder charges on each of the people killed in the shootings. ed
in outsourcing u.s. jobs. >> the obama campaign has already spent nearly $100 million on television commercials, most attacking romney's business record and accusing him of shipping jobs overseas. for "cbs this morning saturday," norah o'donnell, the white house. >> cbs news political director, john dickerson, is with us now. good morning, john. >> truth is, john, it's not unusual for a ceo to take a leave of absence. but it doesn't look very good. how do you think romney is handling this? are people going to understand this tricky situation? >> no. you're right. it looks a little exotic. it looks a little different than people's common experience. what governor romney wanted is his experience at bain to basically have people think he's a business guy, he knows how to fix the economy. that's all you need to know about him. now he's having to explain complicated business arrangements. he's talking about things that just sound different from people's day-to-day experience. it changes that bain story for him. he'd rather get off this topic, keep things focus odd n the and the status of the economy
around. showers and storms rumbled through early on this morning for some of us. our current forecast calls for a little bit more sunshine later on this afternoon. outside right now, we are sitting at 80 degrees at reagan national. by noon time most of us will be at or near 90 degrees. making it to the lower range flints there is a thunderstorm warning now as this heavy cell and heavy downpour moves off to the east. temperatures this morning are fairly mild. we are going to put things up into the 90s. not quite as hot as we have been seeing over the past through days. we will hold the middle 90s. by the time we get toward the end of the week, there is a slight warm up particularly as we go from friday into saturday. monika? >> reporter: if you are traveling around town, obviously you are going to find there is debris on your secondary roads. a lot of road closures this morning. if you are planning to head on the major thoroughfares at least a couple of things will help you out. hov restrictions are lifted on i-27 0 and 66 inside the beltway. public transportation as far as we
as a people to heal around green plants, as the grass grows. we heal a little better. for us it's a giant green blanket that's covering our heros and comforting their families and once a year we get to come here and tuck them. in. >> reporter: at arlington national cemetery, kristin fisher, 9 news now. >> what change from just 24 hours ago. we were talking record breaking triple digits. top, we didn't hit 90 today and it felt so good. >> 102 yesterday, 87 today officially. that's quite a difference. that's about average. let me talk about those storms yesterday. the wind gusts south of us and fredericksburg, this came to us from spotsylvania, hail, pretty big hail. this is of spotsylvania. this was from wendy ellis. you can see how big the hail is, almost 1 1/4 itch, about the size of a quarter -- 1 1/4- inch, about the size of a quarter. the rest of us are enjoying a very nice evening, no worries what you see around town. in green there is simply a little propagation, if you will, ground clutter. 84 now, 86 frederick, 84 leesburg, 82 manassas and fredericksburg. this is a great evening
holmes was being treated by a university psychiatrist. anna werner is in colorado. the u.s. economy slows sharply, raising the risk of a new recession. rebecca jarvis has the latest numbers. the olympics get off to a ringing start, and mitt romney get caught up in it, in the traffic, that is. mark phillips is in london. and request "on the road" with a champion broadcaster. >> here's one. >> pelley: steve hartman with the sound and the story. >> reporter: you reported on 9/11. >> yes. >> reporter: pearl harbor. >> yes. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. most everyone who saw james holmes in court on monday wondered about his mental state or whether he was medicated. he looked like he didn't know he was there. he wasn't following the conversation, and when the judge asked hem a question, holmes' lawyer jumped in before he could speak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was in fact under the care of a psychiatrist before he allegedly opened fire on the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding
in billing when customers use less electricity because of energy conservation. this is the official maryland public service commission order that put the charge into law in january. and take a lock at this wording. right there on the original intent of this payback, it was to encourage utilities for energy efficiency. montgomery county officials were some of very few who spoke against utilities using the order supporting energy conservation, to reimburse utilities when no energy is going through your meter. >> it adds insult to injury. to say to a customer, you lost power for six or seven days. you thrown out all the food in your refrigerator and being told you'll pay extra because pepco lost money because they weren't delivering any electricity. >> montgomery county argued the bill stabilization adjustment eliminated the incentive for them to restore lost service. the order did limit the reimbursement to cover only the first 24 hours. prior to that, it was open ended. allowing pepco to get nearly $1.4 million for july 2010 blackout. delmarva, more than 35,000. and bge, more than $81,000.
was invited to his party as mandela turned 94 today. 11 years after 9/11 some u.s. flight schools still don't check the backgrounds of foreign students. bob orr has our story. and taking on a mountain without his legs. spencer west's incredible journey to the top and the message he brought back. >> here's the path. you can overcome it ux too. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, an audacious assassination has blown apart the inner circle of family and enforces that has kept the syrian dictatorship in power during a 17-month rebellion. this evening there are street battles in the capital and the u.s. defense secretary says syria is spinning out of control. it was a bomb planted inside the daily meeting of president bashar al-assad's security chiefs. three are known dead including defense ministerdaoud raja, the president's brother-in-law and the feared former head of the military intelligence and hassan turk manny, a former defense minister. others were wounded, most importantly the head of the dictatorship's secret police. sy
more deeply tonight nation's small businessmen, one of whom told us today he is looking for some light at the end of this tunnel. >> july sales definitely are down about 10 or 15%. >> reporter: jeff pape sells athletic gear online and from his 5500 square foot store in elmhurst, illinois. >> what we see is that people aren't spending as muchs that a used to, people that might have spent 150 or $200 on stuff are now back to 60 or $70. >> reporter: to pape there's no mystery why. >> people that had jobs that were making 100,000 or $s 50,000 are now making 40 or $50,000 and that has to affect their spending. >> reporter: that affects and his work force, now down to two from four. have you had to cut back on the things that you purchased for your store? the inventory? >> definitely we're working with our vendors to try and keep our costs as low as we can. >> reporter: you can see that ripple effect across the country. shopping centers reported just a 1.8% growth in sales over the last year. barely ahead of the inflation rate of 1.7%. suggesting the consumer mood at least remains in recessi
. clarissa ward slips into forbidden territory to link up with the syrian rebels as u.s. warns of a massacre. and john blackstone on baby hugo's first visit with his dad whufs wounded in the colorado shooting. >> he cried a little bit which we were hoping for because we uponned kaleib to hear him cry. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. mitt romney was hoping his big, overseas trip to britain, israel, and poland would get plenty of attention, and it is, for all the wrong reasons. the trip was designed to establish his foreign policy credentials, but instead, on his very first stop, he found himself trying to dig out of a diplomatic blunder. in london, he offended the british over their handling of the olympics. chief political correspondent jan crawford is with the republican presidential candidate. jan, fill us in. >> reporter: well, scott, that blunder happened yesterday in an interview with nbc news when romney talked about problems in the run-up to london's olympics. >olympics. >> there were a few things that were disconc
stood by america. it is for us, in this generation and beyond, to show all the world what free people and free economies can achieve for the good of all. >> reporter: he found a receptive audience for that message in poland, which has had a strained relationship with the obama administration. the white house canceled a missile defense system when moscow rejected and president obama told dmitry medvedev he would have more flexibility in a second term. romney was invited to poland by solidarity legend lech walesa, who after their meeting endorsed him and implored him to win. he also met with donald tuck and visited a memorial to honor troops and crowds filled the streets. >> beautiful. >> reporter: but the warm welcome was overshadowed by comments he made at a fund-raiser before leaving israel. talking to major donors, he talked about what he sees as cultural differences between the palestinian and israeli people that made israel more successful. a spokesman for mahmoud abbas called romney's comments racist. the white house saw an opening to criticize romney. >> one of the challenges of
reaction from top obama aide, david axelrod. >>> i'm erica hill. john miller gives us a new look at what happened inside the theater.org the colorado massacre. >>> i'm gayle king. a just released video shows a sea world trainer attacked by a killer whale. plus, we'll hear from three of the jackson brothers about their family mess. >>> but first as we do every morning, we begin with a look at today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> he has given trust where it is not earned. insult where it was not deserved and apology where it is not due. >>> mitt romney begins a high-profile trip abroad. >> he arrives in london today. the first stop on the three-nation overseas trip. >> president obama will visit israel during his second term in office. of course, when they heard the second term part, israel was like, we'll put you down as a maybe. >> in colorado, starting to learn more about what happened inside the theater as the shooting unfolded. >> i'm hearing him yell. the rounds are going off boom, boom, boom. >> batman star christian bale flew in to personally meet with survivors. >> a
. >> you could tell she was going to be the greatest mother of all. for us, she was this angel. >> reporter: she taught second grade at river school on northwest washington, by all accounts an exceptional teacher for the hearing impaired. on the front door there is a tribute to their beloved teacher. >> i brought my son in to see matt and to see jill and i wanted in our own way to be able to tell jill that we loved her. >> reporter: the school set up a tribute page and parents are writing in. one family writes jill loved our son, thomas, and he loved her. we don't know how to tell him she is gone, it will tear up his heart. most of jail's family is in roanoke, virginia where she will be laid to rest sunday. >>> stopping iran from becoming a nuclear nation should be a top objective of israel and america. that is according to mitt romney. he made that comment during his speech in israel this weekend. he also said he supports israel's right to defend itself. the stop in israel is part of an overseas tour romney is making. he heads to poland today. >>> the battle is intensifying. thousands havi
% of the continental u.s. that's the highest in at least 12 years. president obama set out today on a two-day campaign bus tour that will take him from ohio to western pennsylvania. two battleground states that will decide which way the election goesment we have two campaign 2012 reports tonight. first norah o'donnell with the president, norah? >> reporter: anthony, we're here in northern ohio which is part of america's rust belt, where the president is trying to make the case that it's his policies that have saved jobsment but you also get the sense that he's here in order to make sure that low voter enthusiasm doesn't cost him a second term. >> i'm betting you're not going to lose interest. i'm betting you're to the going to lose heart. >> reporter: traveling in a bulletproof bus nick named ground force one, the president is visiting the heavily populated communities of northern ohio. because these are all areas which voted democratic in 2008. and he will need that same strong voter turnout to win the state again. this is a region dependent on auto manufacturing. the president visited a nearby chrys
of us. these are not severe. thunderstorm just south of fredericksburg, that is heading due east, and storms that do come through had the potential to be strong to severe. the damaging wind gusts are our main concern. we see showers. around the district, we can get rain, bring the umbrella if you have plans to go out to dinner. we see quite a bit of lightning, especially south. tonight, partly cloudy and humid with showers and storms. some could be strong to severe. lows 69 to 76 degrees. when i come back, we'll talk about the chance of storms tomorrow and i have your weekend forecast. back to you. >> we'll see you then. the olympics start tonight and one big question, will d.c.'s top swim coach be there? there is new fallout from allegations that rick curl had sects sex with one of his young players and paid her to keep quiet. >> sources tell us that local law enforcement is following up on these allegations. even though the alleged abuse dates back so long ago. >> we followed up what we deem historic or cold cases in the past with successful results. >> still no answer at
. >>> hello and thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> the long awaited report on who knew who and when in the penn state scandal has been released. randall pinkston has details from philadelphia where the findings were released early this morning. >> reporter: former f.b.i. director louis freeh delivered a scathing independent report on the fail lures of top -- failures on top state officials to stop jerry sandusky if sexually abusing children. >> the most pour medical men -- powerful men at penn state failed to take steps to protect the children he victim ietzed. >> reporter: freeh named three top officials who were more concerned about sandusky's well- beings than the victims. >> created a dangerous situation for unsuspecting boys who were lured to the penn state campus and football games by sandusky. >> reporter: the report criticized paterno and penn state for allowing sandusky to retire not as a suspected child predator but as a valued member of the penn state football legacy. the university's board of trustees hired freeh to look into penn state's role in the scandal
just left a plate sitting on my chest. geoff: like a fleshy bull's-eye. craig: that is a name i used once in my life. geoff: i remember that and i paid a lot of good money to see you. [laughter] craig: well, there goes your minute. [applause] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- captions ]. [ stand by for captions ]. [ stand by for captions ]. cause just as soon as that fire is 100% out. garrett? >>> as you already know it was blazing hot out there today. tonight it is still miserable, especially if you do not have air-conditioner. and guess what? tomorrow another scorch relumes. it is still 92 degrees. can you believe that? it's ridiculously hot. anny, what is going on here. >> you can feel the humidity in the air still, derrick. when you factor in the humidity, it feels like we're still in the mid-90s right now. it feels like 97 degrees in downtown, loseburg 90, annapolis also 92, pax river in the lower 90s, and the dew point, are, 6 0s and 70s. that's as bad as we see it around here. here's a look at our dew point comfort index where you can see the 70
. >>> thank you for joining us. i'm jessica disoil. jc hayward is off -- jessica disoil. jc hayward is off today. >>> the suspect in the colorado movie massacre is expected to be formally charged next monday. the trial could be as far as a year away. we have the latest developments from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: law enforcement officials have been seen entering the theater where a dozen people were killed and 58 others injured during a midnight showing of the new batman movie. investigators and lawyers for the defense may be allowed inside today. james holmes' dense attorney asked the judge for ak to the theater as -- access to the theater as well as his apartment. the public defender is now expected to request a mental health examination for holmes before he's formally charged. a makeshift memorial outside the theater finishes to grow. people have been leaving flowers and notes for the victim. >> i can't help but cry. >> reporter: plans for the first funeral from this tragedy are already under way but stories of those who survived are helping this community heal. katie escaped
later, a u.s. open victory with another win, making him of course the fourth multiple winner in the year on the tour. got a chance and, yes indeed. it's a two-shot lead heading to sunday for webb simpson. nick: that puts a little bit of pressure on him. he's a player who's meant to do it, meant to win now. that adds a little bit of -- as i say that, it's the pressure to sunday. if you're meant to be the guy to finish it off, you have to go out there and show everybody. >> he's interesting in a mickelson kind of way. i've followed webb quite a lot. he'll make mistakes every now and then that the average player might make but he has that brilliance that goes along with it. very interesting to watch. jim: birdied five of the last 12 holes to shoot 65. now jonathan byrd. nick: only even today. he got steamrolled by a lot of players. jim: you were saying he played well. >> he did. he was two over early and played the last few in a couple under. he's the kind of player that could shoot low tomorrow. jim: he's in that dangerous pack at eight under par. so 54 holes complete and the u.s. open cha
on the u.s. campaign trail. >>> epidemic warnings. whooping cough cases in this country are appearing at an whooping cough cases in this country are appearing at an alarming rate. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, july 20, 2012. >>> good morning everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin this morning with the intensifying civil war in syria. on the diplomatic front, the u.n. security council is scheduled to vote today on the u.n. observer mission scheduled to end tonight. yesterday for the third time russia and china vetoed a resolution to end the conflict. assad appeared on television thursday for the first time since a rebel bomb killed three top government officials. rebel troops have captured parts of the capital and border crossings with iraq and turkey. there was fighting just a mile from the presidential palace and thousands of residents are fleeing damascus. an american official says the iranian backed militant group hezbollah is believed to be behind the bombing of an israeli tour bus in bulgaria. a suspect was caught on
apparently unarmed. last night at least five people were arrested as city officials voted to ask the u.s. attorney to investigate. the family of one of the men shot by police has filed a $50 million lawsuit. the police union says both men were gang members with criminal records. >>> to politics now. mitt romney begins a week-long visit to britain, israel and poland today. foreign policy replaced the economy as the key topic on the campaign trail. before he left, he delivered his toughest critique yet of the policy. he wants investigation of white house leaks. susan mcginnis has more. good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. ahead of this multination trip, romney changed the conversation to foreign policy and went on the attack trying to use national security issues to beef-up his presidential qualifications. mitt romney unleashed some of his harshest attacks of the president yet. speaking to the veterans of foreign wars, he criticized the president on several fronts. including leaks of classified information from the white house. >> this isn't a partisan issue. it's a national secu
around. >> he kept shooting at anybody and everybody. >> pelley: tonight, the biggest mass shooting in u.s. history. >> there were children that he was shooting. there were moms that he was shooting. >> pelley: a gunman opens fire at a crowded colorado movie theater. >> he was wearing a ballistics helmet, a tactical ballistic vest. >> pelley: more than 70 people were shot, leaving a nation in shock. >> we have to embrace them and let them know we will be there for them as a nation. >> pelley: police search the suspect's booby trapped apartment for evidence of a crime beyond comprehension. >> i don't ever want to see something like that again. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the theater behind me was packed early this morning with people who had come to experience a big fantasy. but it was soon interrupted by a real-life plot so diabolical few could have imagined it. just a short time ago, authorities began removing the bodies of those killed in the massacre as the investigation continues. people have been coming here al
charlottesville, richmond. had a couple of sprinkles near us this morning. most of that is on the eastern shore. this is probably the last time we'll look at doppler radar this morning. temps warm and muggy. 72347 annapolis. martinsburg is 66 with 70 in winchester and 73 la plata. we're going into the low 90s in most spots this afternoon. tomorrow's highs about the same. >> a couple of water main breaks and slow traffic forming in the 6:00 hour. good morning, everybody. first of all if you're planning to head inbound i-66 through arlington you'll be fine but there is a water main break on south courthouse roadblocked between columbia pike and 6th street. you'll have to work your way around that for quite some time with the road buckled as well. if you're planning to head over here, no problems to report as you travel inbound right now on kenilworth avenue and eastern avenue. this is going to be in the northeast corridor. let's go back over to the maps and this time we'll head over to the other side of town. no problems on the bw parkway or route 50 inside the bel
but there was a disabled vehicle in the roadway as well. we have our delia goncalves out live telling us about the situation on the green line as well. maybe metro is going to be a better idea, delia? >> reporter: it sounds like it so far. they were reporting a 15-minute delay. however, good news to pass along to commuters on the green line this morning. no delays. crews were able to repair that train derailment -- i'm sorry, they were able to repair the portion of the track that caused the train derailment not too far away from this west hyattsville stop on friday. metro is blaming the extreme heat for expanding a portion of that rail so when the train passed by around 5:00 p.m. friday, it derailed inside the tunnel. prince george's county fire responded to the scene quickly and evacuated passengers safely. >> 95ems folks operating on the scene assisted in evacuating the 56 people from the train. our folks entered the tunnel from the station, walked down to the train, meet up with the conductor of the train, make sure they had to a face to face to know where the patients were. >> they were si
. >> the crash happened near davis airport in maryland. >> gary in your joins us live from the scene. >> reporter: the crash site is 40 miles into the woods behind me near the end of the runway at davis airport. it was a 1964 beechcraft model a-23. >> it had recently been inspected and found to be in good operating condition. >> reporter: the plane carried an experienced pilot and an experienced flight instructor. >> i assisted the gentleman in feeling the aircraft up with fuel. >> reporter: a helicopter instructor was behind them on the runway as they did the takeoffs and landings required to keep a pilot current. on the final attempt. >> he got airborne but didn't fly high or fast. it didn't appear he was high enough to clear the trees. >> it lost power through the noise that it made. >> we saw him take a right turn and stall the aircraft and spin to the ground. >> reporter: there was hope. >> and i ran away from the helicopter into the bushes to try to go find the airplane. >> reporter: the plane crashed into a thickly wooded area. >> i had a lot of difficulty getting even into the plane to be
a long-held u.s. policy to keep the embassy in tel-a-viv. yesterday, on "face the nation" romney told gm crawford, his foreign policy would be based on resolve, clarity and confidence. >> i believe as people will look at me, they see a person who's dealt with a number of very difficult an challenging circumstances. and that i've been able to successfully navigate those and create greater strength and opportunity. >> we go to susan mcguiness. >> good morning. before leaving israel, romney stressed that keeping iran from acquiring nuclear weapons should be this nation's highest priority. >> reporter: mitt romney is on his way to poland. he'll try to invoke the symbolism of the cold war there. romney is fresh off a trip to israel, where he placed a prayer on the western wall and met with israeli leaders. >> the regime in iran is five years closer to developing nuclear weapons capability. preventing that outcome must be our highest national security priority. >> reporter: israeli prime minister, a personal friend of romney, said to push for sanctions against iran isn't working. >> the diplom
>>> hello. thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> president barack obama is calling for an extension of middle class tax cuts, and he's trying to highlight his differences with republican presidential hopeful mitt romney. meanwhile romney wants tax cuts extended for all income earners. danielle nottingham has more now from the white house. >> reporter: president obama is drawing a line in the political sand challenging congress to renew bush era tax cuts for the middle class. >> i think it's good politics clearly. take it to the congress. show the congress isn't reacting. >> reporter: the president's proposal would only apply to americans making less than $250,000 and would extend the tax cuts for just one year. >> we ought to do something about this deficit and we ought to protect middle class tax cuts. the best way to do that is let the upper end tax cuts expire. >> reporter: as he fights for a second term, the president is trying to portray himself as a defender of the middle class, and imply his republican challenger mitt romney wants to protect the rich. romney
>>> hello and thank you for joining us. i'm j.c. hayward. well, the number of customers without power is dwindling but still not fast enough if you are still in the dark. so let's take a look at the latest numbers. commonon is reporting 78,000 customers without power in northern virginia. bge's website is reporting 159,000 of its maryland customers are without power and pepco has a total of 121,000 customers in washington, d.c. and maryland without power. one pepco customer is especially angry. he says that the utility company set his car on fire. delia goncalves reports now if silver spring. -- from silver spring. >> reporter: how are you feeling about pepco right about now? >> honestly i'm very upset. i think they created a very dangerous life-threatening situation. >> reporter: who would blame him? andrew already dealing with the headache of two damaged cars. crunched up by this massive tree that fell during the storm. now says when pepco restored power to the lines this morning, his cars went up in flames. >> their power lines were in direct contact with our cars. and when t
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thank you for joining us. friday the 13th is living to its reputation for victims of an apartment fire this morning. flames broke out at the wood lake apartments on castle boulevard in fairland this morning. crews from neighboring counties rushed in to help take out that blaze. armando trull is joining us new from the fairland area in montgomery county. armando? >> reporter: well jc some have already left but behind me live picture. you can see sol montgomery county firefighters putting some of the ladders away and still occasionally dousing the top of that roof with water to make sure there are no embers. it's part of the aftermath of a very rude awakening for people on this friday the 13th. the hungry flames tore through three stories of vinyl siding. >> i had to be helped over the balcony because it was too much fire. >> reporter: the garden style complex was quickly engulfed in blinding choking smoke. >> firefighters arrived very, very quickly and arrived to find heavy fire and smoke from the roar of building here. -- the rear of the building here.
. most of those stay to the north and west of us, in the baltimore area, and things are actually pretty quiet for this evening. your wake-up weather tomorrow oh, yeah be prepared for another scorcher, 7:00, temperatures only cooling down into the 70s by 9. we are already in the 80s. it will feel like 90s when you factor in the humidity. i'll talk about how long this heat lasts. it gets worse before it gets better. back to you. >> thank you, anny. >>> well a two-year-old child beaten to death. her accused killer, a 12-year- old living under the same roof. it happened on tuesday. prince george's county police made the announcement today. kim molostino is live tonight at headquarters. investigators are just trying to make sense of it. ken? >> reporter: absolutely tragic information we learned. the name of this two-year-old victim is ania batchor. the name of her foster brother is not being released because of his age. a family home turned murder scene. it was inside a house here in the 1800 block of taylor avenue on wednesday that frantic 911 call went out to ania batchor. >> the father p
for joining us. i'm j.c. hayward. we're going to begin with breaking news from maryland. sources tell 9news now andrea mccarren that they have uncovered an arsenal of 25 weapons inside a crofton home. sources say the suspect who is now in custody was facing termination at work and may have been planning a mass attack against his employer. sources tell cbs news correspondent bob orr that the man told a former co-worker he was going to shoot the boss and shoot up the workplace. well, police went to his home and allegedly found loads of weapons including semiautomatic rifles, handguns, and ammunition. bob orr says police do not think the man is connected to any group. and police are not releasing any information about the suspect. there is a news conference that is scheduled for 1:00 this afternoon. we will have much more information on this story on our website, wusa9.com. and on 9news now beginning at 5:00 p.m. >>> place your bets. maryland governor mar ten o'malley is call -- martin o'malley is calling lawmakers back to annapolis. 9news now's scott broom was at the state house for the morni
romney fired up supporters at a campaign stop outside pittsburgh. working the use of president's words against him. >> president obama attacks success and therefore under president obama, we have less success and i will change that. >> romney ramped up his own attack, telling the crowd president obama funneled federal grants and loan guarantees to alternative energy companies that belong to big democratic supporters and donors. romney is working to get back on the offensive after days of attacks from president obama on romney's business record. tuesday, the president traveled deep into gop territory. >> hello texas. >> to target some of the country's wealthiest donors and his latino and gay supporters. the president argued that his opponent believes prosperity comes from the top down. >> i believe in fighting on behalf of working families and giving them opportunity. >> danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> the obama campaign following romney up to pennsylvania with a one-day tv ad, slamming the former governor's refusal to release more than two years of his personal tax
no heartbeat and mom had no pulse. >> you could tell she was going to be the greatest mother of all. and for us, she was this angel. >> reporter: schennay taught 2nd grade at river school in northwest washington. by all accounts an exceptional teacher for the hearing impaired. on the school's website and front there is a tribute to the beloved teacher. >> i brought my son in to see matt and to see jill and i just wanted -- in our own way -- to tell jill that we loved her. >> reporter: the school set up a tribute page and parents are writing in. one potomac family writes, jill loved our son thomas and he loved her. we don't know how to tell him she's gone. it is going to tear up his heart. she was a magical teacher. most of jill's family is in roanoke, virginia, where she will be laid to rest on monday. i'm surae chinn for 9 news now. >> a armed robbery has ended with the murder of a jewelry store employee. the victim 52-year-old herndon, virginia man failed to return home from his shift and his family notified arlington police. officers discovered the victim inside the jewelry store located in
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